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  • Title: Race and Racism: An Introduction
  • Author: Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban
  • ISBN: 9780759107953
  • Page: 296
  • Format: Paperback
  • In her newest book, anthropologist Carolyn Fluehr Lobban examines the foundations of race in American society She demonstrates how race and racism are not openly confronted or challenged in American communities or educational settings Many families still live in segregated communities, especially ethnic sub communities, and attend largely segregated public and private scIn her newest book, anthropologist Carolyn Fluehr Lobban examines the foundations of race in American society She demonstrates how race and racism are not openly confronted or challenged in American communities or educational settings Many families still live in segregated communities, especially ethnic sub communities, and attend largely segregated public and private schools The author offers a simple and accessible explanation of the biology of race and a cross cultural perspective on the social context of race, color coding, ethnicity, and ethnocentrism There are few places in the world where race is not a factor in society and politics, but the author finds abundant evidence that is a dynamic and pliable concept, as seen in the overturning of the slave system in Haiti, or the American civil rights movement Fluehr Lobban s book is a fascinating and thoughtful assessment of the nature of race and racism Her book will be of value to readers and instructors in anthropology, sociology, education, and ethnic studies.
    Race and Racism An Introduction In her newest book anthropologist Carolyn Fluehr Lobban examines the foundations of race in American society She demonstrates how race and racism are not openly confronted or challenged in American c

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    1. Nice basic anthropological introduction to issues of race and racism focusing on US but with some nice cross cultural comparisons Should be accessible to my high school students that s the plan anyway Nice overview of history of race, intelligence and mental testing and how science has been used throughout the years to prove racial inequality Also nice basic explanation of genetics necessary to understand race Lots of important ideas illustrating that although race is a cultural construct, not a [...]

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